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Yahoo CEO Throws $70,000 ‘Wizard of Oz’ Party, Abandons Shonda Rhimes Deal

Marissa Mayer's holiday company photo shoot raises eyebrows

Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo stirs up further criticism.

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Tami Chambers, founder of Mastermind Maven, hosts a panel featuring Kazeem Faymuyide, founder, STASHED, and Kyle Harvey, deputy editor, Slant News Inc. Image: Black Enterprise

Tech Meets Hip-Hop and Breeds Inspiration at Tech808 Event

At the Tech808 conference, young entrepreneurs shared their advice with peers looking for success set against the backdrop of hip-hop

The run-down of the Tech808 event in New York.

By Samara Lynn

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Multi-Culti Coalition Demands a Seat at the Table During Tech Diversity Forum

The Congressional Black and Hispanic Caucuses speak out at Sen. Harry Reid event

The CBC has been particularly focused on diversity in the tech industry. It launched the…

By Samara Lynn

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#WOCinTech Chat founders, Christina Morillo and Stephanie Morillo. (Image: #WOCinTech Chat)

STEM Women of Color Immortalized in Digital Stock Photos

There is a disturbing lack of stock images online of women of color in tech. These two women in tech aim to fix that

Two women create free, online stock images of women of color in STEM fields.

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Chelsea Clinton leads the panel discussion.

Chelsea Clinton Holds Real Talk on Digital Divide

Clinton Foundation and SELF magazine tackle inequality in tech ... and throw shade at Bernie Sanders?

The Clinton Foundation co-hosted a panel: ‘What Works for Women Leaders in Technology’ with SELF…

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BE Bytes – October 25-30, 2015

A wrap-up of the most buzzed-about and relevant tech news of the week

A week-end’s look at what’s trending in tech.

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Akon Named ‘Tech Human Agent of Change’ by WIRED and Nokia

Rapper and songwriter Akon makes list of global tech influencers

Rapper and Songwriter Akon has been named a Tech Human Agent of Change by WIRED…

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Facebook Launches TechPrep to Improve Diversity in Tech

Site aims to push for more diversity in Silicon Valley

TechPrep shows parents and students what programming is, why it’s important, and what sort of…

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#DrivingInnovation: Technology, Beauty & Girl Power

Women innovators give tips on how to live in performance rather than potential

On Tuesday, Oct. 10th, BlackEnterprise.com held a Twitter Chat, sponsored by Toyota, from 12:00 to…

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Dr. Kala Fleming, an IBM scientist who leads research in water management, spoke at the TED@IBM Talk.

Prominent Black Scientists Among Speakers at TED@IBM Talk

A dynamic roster of disruptors spoke on topics ranging from sneakers to water mapping

From water research to astrophysics, black scientists represented strongly at the TED@IBM event.

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#BEChat2015: Educate, Equip, and Empower

Army vet Archie Nettles talks life in the military and how it changed his

On Thursday, Oct. 15 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST, BlackEnterprise.com held a Twitter…

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Zuckerberg Posts about Racial Injustice in Prison System

Mark Zuckerberg posts his thoughts on the U.S prison system

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, posts his views on the issues with the U.S. prison system.

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[TechConneXt Summit] Google Senior Executive Shares the Inside Scoop on Silicon Valley

David Drummond, SVP and chief legal officer of Alphabet, kicks off the Black Enterprise TechConneXt Summit with a revealing fireside chat

David Drummond is one of the most powerful execs in Silicon Valley. Here’s his insight…

By Alisa Gumbs

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The Kids Are Alright: Study Shows Tech is Not Such a Bad Influence

Actually, your child's tech obsession may not be that bad after all

Tech benefits kids more than it harms, a new study reveals.

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Censorship is Bad; This Writer’s Take on Diversity in Tech is Worse

This tech writer says the lack of diversity in tech is a fantasy in your head

His argument is the same one that is repeated ad nauseum to minority groups in…

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Congresswoman Jackson Lee, ICMCP on Need for Diversity in Cybersecurity

People of color could fill the industry workforce shortage

The main crux of the meeting was that while cybersecurity is critical for national security…

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Pro athlete turned entrepreneur and businessman, Gregory "J.R." Tolver

Former NFL Pro Joins moblHR Team

Gregory "J.R." Tolver Jr. joins cloud-based finance and business services company

Former NFL wide receiver, Gregory “J.R.” Tolver Jr., will join the sales-expert team of cloud-based…

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African Tech Startup Scene Skyrockets

Investment capital has doubled since last year to $26.9 million

There are three key factors for the growing interest in African tech investment: an increased…

By Samara Lynn

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Google Debuts New Nexus Lineup and New CEO at Event

Google unveils new Nexus smartphones, a completely re-engineered Chromecast and more.

Highlights from today’s Google Nexus event.

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Janice McAfee Talks Love and Business

Wife of tech titan John McAfee discusses living and working with her husband

Even if you have never heard of John McAfee, you have likely heard of his…

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Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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